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21 Women Share Their Worst Fashion Moments

Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty

Theoretically the great part about getting older is being wiser about your choices, whether they be related to relationships, friendships, work or you...

Quiz: What Is Mary-Kate Olsen's Middle Name?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.13.2012 | Style

It's OK, we didn't know either. Take the rest of our Fashion Quiz!

QUIZ: Do You Know Iman's Age?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.16.2012 | Style

And more style trivia! Can you get 'em all right?

PHOTOS: Chanel's Signature Look Throughout The Years

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.19.2012 | Style

Coco Chanel once said, "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." It seems like the iconic designer took her own advice, because her...

Celebrity Collector: Tanna Frederick

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.06.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

When she isn't rehearsing her lines she is scouting shops and the Internet looking for vintage jewelry. And not just ANY brand will do. Frederick is addicted to Chanel. And let's be honest, what woman isn't?

Coco Chanel's Roaring '20s Style

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

As one of the most instrumental figures in 20th century fashion, Coco Chanel embodied her famous words: "A girl should be two things: classy and fabul...

Why Chanel's Little Black Jacket Is a Really Big Deal

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 08.08.2012 | Style
Katherine LaGrave

Chanel was a woman of great spirit and determination, and it was with this spirit that she was inspired to design a jacket that was not only pleasing on the eyes, but was something women -- and even men -- could feel comfortable in.

Magic Realist Painter Bridget Tichenor at Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The biography of Bridget Bate Tichenor by Zachary Selig reads like a "Who's Who" of the high society of the first half of the 20th Century, but only i...

Why I Love The Paris Ritz

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

There's still time to experience the Ritz before it's too late. The rue Cambon side with its Hemingway Bar may already have closed, but the Bar Vendome with its open-air Terrace, the Espadon restaurant, the Ritz-Escoffier cooking school, the Ritz Health Club pool, the rooms themselves, even Coco Chanel's suite, all remain open, until the last booking the night of July 31. On August 1, c'est fini.

QUIZ: Which Model Designs Underwear And More Fashion Trivia

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Do you know which model designs a line of underwear? Or which designer got her start as a milliner? Take our quiz below and test your knowledge of fas...

Kinder Aggugini: Designing Beyond Fashion (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Crane.tv

The restlessness that permeates the collections is mirrored within Kinder himself. He eventually hopes to widen his repertoire, not only expanding the label into menswear but possibly doing more collaborations in theatre and dance.

Coco and Some Coquettes at the MidWinter Gala

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 05.15.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

2012-03-15-pullquote.jpgCoco Chanel would have appreciated the coquettes who artfully arrayed themselves at the Legion of Honor for the MidWinter Gala.

PHOTOS Every Girl Should Own A Tweed Jacket

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I was more than a little annoyed recently when I tried to stuff my leather jacket-clad arms into my puffer coat, and the result was sausage arms that ...

Chanel: A Lion in Tweed

Kirsten Chilstrom | Posted 03.06.2012 | Style
Kirsten Chilstrom

Gabrielle, or "Coco" as she preferred, was a complex and complicated woman. Or, at least, that is how she is portrayed in the three (yes, three) books that came out just this season.

Letting Go Of Being Nice

Karen Karbo | Posted 01.14.2012 | Fifty
Karen Karbo

Four years ago, during a talk I was giving on Katharine Hepburn, to celebrate the publication of my book How to Hepburn, a woman raised her hand and a...

How to Look Rich on the Cheap

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 01.11.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Looking rich does not require dropping loads of cash on designer duds. The trick? Confidence, serious grooming and the ability to mix and match quality classics with on trend accents.

Fashionably Late: Style News You Might Have Missed This Week

The Huffington Post | Marielle Bingham | Posted 11.22.2011 | Style

Welcome to Fashionably Late, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what els...

Kate Young: Boy Style

Kate Young | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Kate Young

This week I was in the Chanel showroom pulling dresses for a premiere and saw a great bag. It's called the "boy" bag and it's so, so good. I love the color of the flat glazed leather and the constructivist chain. Additionally, the hardware looks fresh. I also love the name. It's named for both Coco Chanel's androgynous style and her lover boy Capel.... which got me thinking about "boy style."

The Next Alexander McQueen?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style

The best thing for a fashion designer's career? Get an exhibit at the Met. After this year's blockbuster "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibit...

In Stock: Chanel Relaunches No. 19 Fragrance

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photo: Bobby Doherty We just took a look back at Coco Chanel's iconic style, and now we've gotten an up-close glimpse at the new iteration of Chane...

Style Icon: Coco Chanel

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

To celebrate what would have been Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's 128th birthday, we decided to look back at her signature style. A progressive female desig...

DIY: Chanel Inspired Nail Art

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photos: Coco Chanel, Evening Standard/Getty Images; China Glaze gold nail polish; Chanel Black Satin Nail Lacquer; Chanel-inspired nail art. Not ev...

Brilliant Chanel

Linda Simon | Posted 10.05.2011 | Style
Linda Simon

Coco Chanel was one of the most famous fashion designers in the world, who liberated women from corsets, created the sexy little black dress, and designed nubby wool jackets with braid trim and gold chains.

Coco Chanel's Drug Habit, Lesbian Affairs Revealed

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.01.2011 | Style

If Coco Chanel designed for liberated female customers, it may have been because she counted herself among them. Women's Wear Daily reports that a ...

PHOTOS: 17 French Style Icons

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.13.2011 | Style

Bon quatorze juillet! In honor of Bastille Day, we rounded up some of our favorite French fashion stars. You know, the ones who truly epitomize tha...